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07-29-2009, 04:37 AM   #1
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k20D+DA*50-135 or just K-7?

Hi there

I want to upgrade my gear.

I'm currently using Pentax K10D and a Sigma 18-200 and the Pentax 50mm F1.4 (which I love).

I have the budget either to buy K20D and the Pentax DA 50-135 together or just the K-7 and then continue using my current lenses.

What are your thoughts.... what should I do?


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07-29-2009, 04:41 AM   #2
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get the DA* and wait until K-7 (orK20 for that matter) will go down with price, then get that one.
I'd really invest into lenses first. They will keep their value for longer IMHO.

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QuoteOriginally posted by axl Quote
get the DA* and wait until K-7 (or K20 for that matter) will go down with price, then get that one.
I'd really invest into lenses first. They will keep their value for longer IMHO.

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I think exactly the same.
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Personally I bought the 16-50 and the k-7, but in your case I'd get the K20D and a good lens.

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K20D and 50-135mm. Best way to go.
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I think will be better wait the drop of the price (even -40 % in only 1 year) of the k7d because it present many interesting features and the autofocus (finally) has speed performance "similar" to the major competitors (nikon 90d and canon 50d).

Sincerely if i was you I will sure skip the k20d.
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QuoteOriginally posted by peter zack Quote
k20d and 50-135mm. Best way to go.
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I find the 50-135* to be an incredible lens. And I don't like zooms. I don't think the K20d will be dropping in price significantly any time soon - at a little over $600 it is a steal imho. If you can learn to work with the K20d and don't need video, you're better off adding that lens and upgrading to the K20d (which I think is a significantly better camera than the K10d). Then sell the 18-200 and get a Pentax 16-45. You're all set...

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QuoteOriginally posted by nostatic Quote
I find the 50-135* to be an incredible lens. And I don't like zooms. I don't think the K20d will be dropping in price significantly any time soon - at a little over $600 it is a steal imho. If you can learn to work with the K20d and don't need video, you're better off adding that lens and upgrading to the K20d (which I think is a significantly better camera than the K10d). Then sell the 18-200 and get a Pentax 16-45. You're all set...
Well said. Absolutely what I'd recommend.
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